Andrew Purchas (he/him)
Andrew is a leading advocate for equality in sport and in 2017 was awarded an Order of Australia for services to rugby and the promotion of social inclusion for LGBT people.
He is Co- Founder of the Pride in Sport Index, Founder the Sydney Convicts Rugby Club, Chair of ACON’s Finance & Audit Committee, and Past Chair of International Gay Rugby.
Andrew has a long sporting background, having rowed and played rugby for NSW. He played first grade rugby for Sydney University and was award a University Blue from Sydney University for rowing. He is a life member Colleagues Rugby Club, Sydney Convicts Rugby Club and International Gay Rugby.